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Provost issues COVID-19 update on summer terms, online learning, graduation and convocation

York University is proceeding with a Summer 2020 term and plans to offer as many summer courses as possible through online/remote delivery formats. There will be a one-week delay to the start of the summer term. Unfortunately, it will not be possible for the spring ceremonies to go forward as planned. Alternatives are being explored and updates will be provided as soon as they are available.

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Provost issues COVID-19 update on summer terms, online learning, graduation and convocation

York University is proceeding with a Summer 2020 term and plans to offer as many summer courses as possible through online/remote delivery formats. There will be a one-week delay to the start of the summer term. Unfortunately, it will not be possible for the spring ceremonies to go forward as planned. Alternatives are being explored and updates will be provided as soon as they are available.

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Conservation seminar series continues online

The Interdisciplinary Conservation in Canada Seminar Series is one of several York University-affiliated programs of events that are proceeding in a virtual format during the COVID-19 outbreak, with talks scheduled for March 30 and April 8.

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York University researchers one step closer to creating organic batteries

York University researchers have discovered a way to make Lithium-powered batteries more environmentally friendly while retaining performance, stability and storage capacity. Using organic materials are the way forward and that has scientists like Professor Thomas Baumgartner of the Faculty of Science and his team busy developing and testing new molecules to find the right ones to replace the rare metals currently in use.